Sauerwein Family History

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Sauerwein Name Meaning

German: occupational nickname for someone who sold sour wine, or perhaps a nickname for someone with a sour disposition, from Middle High German sur ‘sour’ + win ‘wine’, i.e. vinegar.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bauernfeind, Stuermer, Gutwein, Sterken, Amrhein, Surgeon, Sherwin

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Sauerwein Family Origin

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Sauerwein Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sauerwein family was Cooper. Laborer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sauerwein. The most common Sauerwein occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Sauerwein's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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Sauerwein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sauerwein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sauerwein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 785 immigration records available for the last name Sauerwein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sauerwein. For the veterans among your Sauerwein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sauerwein Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sauerwein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sauerwein in 1957 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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